A.K.A: Nanpokhan Romance Year: 2012 Runtime: 1hour [average] per disc Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English Episodes: 16 Genre: Comedy, Romance Director: Bae Kyung Soo Cast: Lee Dong Wook, Lee Si Young, Kang Dong Ho, Oh Man Suk Links:Drama Wiki
Everything starts on the birthday of Eun Jae’s dad. Eun Jae ran into Park Moo Yul, who is the 2nd baseman of ‘Green Dreamers’, when she is drunk. Eun Jae who is a fan of ‘Blue Seagulls’, starts a fight with Moo Yul who led the ‘Green Dreamers’ to victory. The next day, internet is on fire with the video called ‘Humiliated Park Moo Yul’. Because of this video, career of both Moo Yul and Eun Jae, who recently got a job as a bodyguard, are in danger.
In the end, they decided to put on a show against the public! They lie that Eun Jae is Moo Yul’s private bodyguard and the video was recorded when Eun Jae was giving a self-defence demonstration to Moo Yul. Like this, Eun Jae becomes real bodyguard of Moo Yul. It seemed like everything worked out just fine, but the problem is that they can’t stand each other’s existence… HanCinema
South Korean lawmakers clashed with a North Korean diplomat on Monday outside a United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Switzerland. The scuffle broke out when a delegation of South Korean politicians approached North Korea’s ambassador to Geneva, So Se-pyong, after he rejected the contents of a U.N. report on …
A.K.A: Pained | Tong-jeung Year: 2011 Runtime: 1hour 44mn Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English | Korean Genre: Drama | Romance Director: Kyung-Taek Kwak Cast: Sang-woo Kwone, Ryeo-won Jeong, Dong-seok Ma
After losing his family when he was young, Nam-soon feels no pain. He cannot feel physical pain and is emotionally barren until he meets Dong-hyeon, who calls herself a vampire because she suffers from hemophilia. Unlike Dong-hyeon, when Nam-soon is injured, she bleeds from even the smallest wound. As the two grow closer, Dong-hyeon suddenly begins to lose his lifelong insensitivity to pain and the hurt of a lifetime washes over him.
A.K.A: Dokani / Crucible Year: 2011 Runtime: 2hour 4mn Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English | Korean Genre: Drama Director: Hwang Dong-hyeok Cast: Gong Yoo, Jeong Yu-mi, Kim Hyeon-soo, Kim Ji-yeong Links: HanCinema
Kang In-Ho (Gong Yoo) is a newly appointed teacher at a school for the hearing-impaired in Mujin city. On the way to his new job he becomes involved in a minor car accident and takes his car to a local car repair shop. There his already wrecked car is bumped by a woman named Yoo-Jin (Jung Yu-Mi). Yoo-Jin is an employee at the Mujin Human Rights Center.
On the first day at his new school, In-Ho meets the school’s principal and director of administration. They are an identical twins. The director of administration asks for a bribe of 50 million WON (,000 USD) to work at their school. In-Ho’s financial situation is already in dire circumstances. His daughter who is staying with his mother suffers from asthma. In-Ho’s wife has passed away. In-Ho makes a phone call to his mother asking for the money. She delivers the 50 million WON by taking out the deposit money for their home.
A.K.A: Juhong geulshi Year: 2004 Runtime: 1hour 58mn Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English Genre: Drama | Mystery | Thriller Director: Hyuk Byun Cast: Suk-kyu Han, Eun-ju Lee, Hyeon-a Seong, Ji-won Uhm
Complex emotional relationships and human nature’s darker sides are explored in this captivating suspense drama about a cop whose lust for love threatens to get in the way of his professional life. Ki Hoon (Han Suk Kyu) is a guy who doesn’t mind an erotic adventure or two. Even though he is married to the charming and beautiful Soo Hyun, he engages in a passionate affair with his wife’s friend, night club singer Ka Hee (Lee Eun Joo). As if things weren’t complicated enough, he also starts to fall for murder suspect Kyung Hee, whom he believe may be involved in the killing of her husband.
A.K.A: Bai Gojijeon Year: 2011 Runtime: 2h 13mn Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English | Korean Genre: Drama, War Director: Jang Hun Cast: Ha-kyun Shin, Soo Go, Seung-su Ryu, Chang-Seok Ko
Towards the end of the Korean War an uneasy ceasefire is ordered, but out on the Eastern front line of the Aerok Hills fierce fighting continues. A race to capture a strategic point to determine a new border between the two Koreas is the ultimate prize. A bullet is then found in the body of dead company commander of the South Korean army. The bullet that killed the company commander belongs to the South Korean army. Lieutenant of the Defense Security Command Kang Eun-Pyo is ordered to go out into the Eastern front line and investigate the murder. When Kang Eun-Pyo arrives in the Aerok Hills he is surprised to find his old friend Kim Soo-Hyeok commanding troops in the Aerok Hills. Kang Eun-Pyo believed Kim Soo-Hyeok was dead. In their younger years, Kim Soo-Hyeok was a meek student, but he eventually became the leader of Aerok company as a lieutenant. The situation in the Aerok company raises many flags in the eyes of Kang Eun-Pyo…
A.K.A: You Pet | Neo-neun Pet Year: 2011 Runtime: 1h 50mn Country: South Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English Genre: Drama, Comedy,Romance Director: Kim Byeong-gon Cast: Kim Ha-neul, Jang Geun-seok, Yoo Tae-joon, Jeong Yoo-mi
A fashion editor with the looks and the brains moves in with a perfect pretty man. This romantic melodrama is based on a Japanese comic that was also made into a drama in Japan.
Genre : Melodrama, Romance Starring : So Ji-Sub, Han Hyo-Joo Release date : October 20, 2011 Runtime :108 min. Directed by: Song Il-Gon
Chul-min (So Ji-Sub) leads a hard life delivering the water by day and working at the parking lot by night. His life seems nothing but ordinary, however, he hides his dark past that he used to hit the people for living. One day a strange blind woman called Jung-hwa (Han Hyo-Joo) visits him at the parking lot, who changes his life completely. Looking at cheerful and bright Jung-hwa, Chul-min slowly opens his mind. Jung-hwa also lets him enter her lonely world. To lead a better life with the new love, Chul-min re-starts boxing dreaming of the future as a MMA fighter. But always the good time ends soon. As Chul-min finds out that Jung-hwa might lose her eyesight forever if she doesn’t receive the transplant operation soon and he himself is responsible for the accident which took Jung-hwa’s eyesight and her parents away five years ago, he falls into despair. Burdened with the complex feelings mixed with guilt towards Jung-hwa and affection to her, Chul-min decides to play in the gambling fight abroad, which is the chance to collect the huge amount of money at once. He leaves her all at once without a trace or any note. [source: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr]
A.K.A: Bukchon Banghyang Year: 2011 Runtime: 1hour 18mn Country: Korea Language: Korean Subtitles: English Genre: Drama Director: Hong Sang-Soo Cast: Yu Jun-Sang, Song Seon-Mi, Kim Bo-Kyung, Baek Jong-Hak
Yoo Sungjoon (Yu Jun-sang) has just arrived in Seoul from the countryside and tells us through voiceover that he’s just passing through and that he’s going to see a friend and take it easy. But we, knowing that this is a Hong Sang-soo film, know better. In Seoul, Sungjoon, an erstwhile filmmaker, runs into a curious cast of characters: some old colleagues, fans he doesn’t remember the names of, collaborators who want nothing to do with him, strange women who clearly like him, waitresses who look like ex-lovers. And of course there will be drinking. And sex. And tears. And awkwardness that shows how quickly men will crack when properly inebriated and when placed in the same room together.
Genre : Horror Starring : Park Min-young, Kim Dong-wook, Kim Ye-ron Release date : July 7, 2011 Runtime :106 min. Directed by: Byun Seung-Wook
So-yeon is an animal groomer who works in a pet shop. One day, she gets stuck with a Persian cat named Silky when its owner suddenly dies. From then on, So-yeon is constantly haunted by a bobbed hair girl with green cat-like eyes who turns her life turns into turmoil. So-yeon desperately seeks help from the people around, but no one listens to her. The presence of the girl and the sound of Silky’s cries start to choke in around her life more and more. Not only that, people around So-yeon gets killed one by one. Soon, So-yeon comes face to face with the bobbed hair girl at the scene of a horrific death.
So-yeon gets rid of Silky hoping her troubles will come to an end, but Silky keeps coming back to her like a boomerang. Terrified she could be the next to die, So-yeon sets out to find out the identity of the girl with the help her dead friend’s ex-boyfriend, Jun-seok, who is a cop. Later, So-yeon finds out the truth to the tragic incident that took place in the past.